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28 March 2011 14:37
More than 16.4 million holidaymakers took flights to Spain from the UK's regional airports last year
Spain has emerged as a popular holiday destination among British travellers, with many taking flights to the country from the UK's regional airports.
According to a study by RDC Aviation, over 16.4 million British holidaymakers made a trip to Spain in 2010, indicating a rise in the number of people taking out
Meanwhile Turkey holidays are also gaining popularity among tourists from Britain. The country recorded the biggest rise in passenger numbers from UK's regional airports last year.
Dalaman, a district on the south-western coast of Turkey, witnessed a 21.2% increase in the number people visiting the place from UK regions.
Flights to destinations in the US were the most popular options from London airports last year, nearly 13.9 million travellers heading off to different location in America.
London Heathrow emerged as the busiest airport in the country, handling nearly 65.9 million passengers during the year, followed by Gatwick with over 31.3 million travellers.
01 December 2016
Pilots at German airline Lufthansa are on strike again after a two-day break in their campaign of walkouts.
02 December 2016
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30 November 2016
The UK should think about resuming flights to the popular tourism resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, according to a major United Nations agency.
29 November 2016
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26 November 2016
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25 November 2016
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24 November 2016
A groundbreaking radiotherapy machine that can track the changing position of tumours in real time will soon be used to treat cancer patients in the UK.
23 November 2016
Top airline bosses are urging the government to scrap air passenger duty ahead of Wednesday's Autumn Statement.
22 November 2016
Winter sun is now the most popular holiday type, according to new research conducted by travel experts.
19 November 2016
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18 November 2016
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17 November 2016
London mayor Sadiq Khan has signalled his support for a legal challenge to the expansion of Heathrow airport.